Cool Stuff Happening Around My Home!

Yesterday when I woke up at 5:30 the light coming into my house was a really pretty orange (my favorite color)! Before I hopped into the shower to get ready for work I went out to the kitchen to get a drink of water and lookie what I saw out the window! A lucky Friday the 13th rainbow!

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(The spots on the window are rain, honest)!  Once again I was limited on how much of this rainbow I could capture, but it sure was pretty!

Fast forward to today. I was working around my house, and had to go to the bathroom, and I looked out the window to see a lot of splish splashing at the bird bath. A Baltimore Oriel had just taken a bath and was fluffing its feathers on the Rose of Sharon. I took this photo through the screen and from far away, so it’s lousy, but it was fun to see so many birdies taking their baths today! (I wish I had seen the Baltimore Oriel taking its bath)!

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When I went to take the garbage out and get the mail, this little guy was hanging on the side of my house:

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Then I saw my yellow lilies are in blossom:

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And my Echinacea is blossoming, too, even though something ate them all down earlier! Yay for the butterflies and later the chickadees!

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One of my favorite herbs of all time is lavender – I simply adore the smell of fresh lavender:

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This thistle is in blossom in my backyard:

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I don’t give a crap if the neighbors don’t like this type of stuff, it’s my yard, and there are always tons of birdies hanging out in my back yard. In fact the birdies get pissed when I come out to take photos!

Of course I had to capture a photo of this little orange flower!

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I was going to go to a new to me state park today, but I’m glad I ran errands and then stayed home and worked around here so I could see the things that go on when I’m at work!